Thursday, May 23, 2013

Throwback Thursday - President Obama's Prom Pictures

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When we take pictures, we never imagine where they could end up, or where WE would end up. In 1979 I can almost swear that Barack Obama did not know he would be president one day. Well, he is, and the first black president of the United States also. So for #tbt today, I present for your viewing pleasure, the prom pictures the president took with his friends back at the end of their high school. He also writes on the year book of one of them, calling her "foxy", lol. How times change :)

Magazine Covers I'm Liking - Cossy Orjiakor on Chizy's Spyware

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I went to secondary school with Cossy Orjiakor, and I remember when we had our school group on Facebook and there was a long thread about her career choice with people taking sides and all. Well, let's just say that like maybe some other people in the public eye, she is much more than most people assume.

20 Topics To Discuss In Preparing For Marriage

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By Melissa Diem,

Getting married is a big deal, that is why it is important to follow this list of things to discuss before marriage. Covering these topics will ensure that you and your future husband have an understanding of what each of you want for the future. This list covers everything from children to money to who’s doing the dishes Friday night.

9 Steps To Empowering Yourself As A Woman

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For most of us women, we have to struggle to discover ourselves and who we are in our personal circles and in society as a whole. Some books want us to act like ladies while thinking like men, others want us to be B*tches in order to get ahead. But at the end of the day, we are women and we just want to be ourselves. No shoes are as comfortable as the ones we choose for ourselves.

There may be a Nigerian Connection in the Woolwich Attack

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I was shocked when I checked my feeds yesterday and saw this news of a couple of men attacking a lone soldier on the streets of London and hacking him to death with knives and meat cleavers. It was just so horrifying that I kind of tuned out. There has just been so much bad news in the past few weeks, both far and nearer to home.

Kate Middleton in Yellow at the Buckingham Palace Garden Party

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The Buckingham Palace garden party is where the Queen hosts tea for 8,000 members of the public in the gardens of her London residence. The pregnant duchess looker very summery in yellow as she counts down the weeks to her due date. Kate Middleton was also photographed with her father-in-law, Prince Charles and Camilla. It would have been nice to see her with William, but... they say work calls.

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Couple Love - Ashton Kutchner and Mila Kunis

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Ashton Kutchner and Mila Kunis have been dating now for over a year and reports say they've met her parents. They do look good together but I have to confess that my fingers are still crossed. Good luck to them.

Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Brad Pitt Says Fatherhood Has Made Him a Happier and Better Man

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I may not think Brad Pitt's cute like many women do, but I think he's a good actor and I have enjoyed several of his movies. Angelina Jolie, his fiance - I don't know why but I think of her as his wife in my head, lol - was in the news last week after she opened up about removing both her breasts to reduce her chances of getting cancer. This time, Brad is in the news after he covers the upcoming issue of Esquire.

Dear Myne - How Do I Teach My Wife How To Be Seductive?

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I am married less than a year, and have a challenge. I would like to hear your opinion on it. I had been dating for about 2years prior to marriage, although bulk of it was long distance, we still found time to visit each other though and spend weeks / weekends together. During the course of her being away, I met another lady who for want of a better word, had a magnetic sex appeal. We hit it off immediately and although the relationship was short-lived, it was full of raw, animal passion and we could not get our hands off each other.

How To Create A Wedding Guest List That Works For You

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By Fikayo Giwa,

We’ve all heard about the nightmare a friend or family member has had with their wedding guest list. Be it the hours spent formulating the list or the drama finding guests’ seats at the reception. We’ve all heard these scary stories; so here are a few things to consider in order to make sure they don’t happen to you.